Maud's Journal

      4 Architects 1950-1980:William Alington, James Beard, William Toomath, Derek Wilson by Stephen Stratford. New Zealand Architectural Publications Trust, 2010. ISBN 9780473173739    $55     Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner: Buildings and Designs by Gunter Behnisch, Stefan Behnisch and Gunther Schaller. Birkhäuser, 2004. ISBN 3764369310   $65     Kiwi Prefab: Cottage To Cutting Edge: […]

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 New Zealand Art:   Promoting Prosperity: The Art Of Early New Zealand Advertising by Peter Alsop and Gary Stewart. Craig Potton, 2013. ISBN 9781877517969   $60 Philip Clairmont by Jim and Mary  Barr. Sarjeant Gallery, 1987. ISBN 0959783903. paperback   $40 Headlands: Thinking Through New Zealand Art edited by Mary Barr. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1992. ISBN 1875632042. […]

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Charles Correa: Architect in India by Hassan-Uddin Khan. Butterworth Architecture, 1989. ISBN 0408500433   $110 Donald Judd Architecture. Hatje Cantz, 2003. ISBN 3775711325   $75 Denys Lasdun: Architecture, City, Landscape by Willliam J. R. Curtis. Phaidon, 1999, paperback. ISBN 0714839027 $35 Barton Myers: Selected and Current Works. Images Publishing Group, 2001. ISBN 187549815X   $40 The Architecture of Bart […]

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Witness To Change: Life In New Zealand: John Pascoe, Les Cleveland, Ans Westra, Photographs 1940-1965 edited by Janet Bayly  and Athol McCredie. Photoforum, 1985  $65     Kiwi Prefab: Cottage To Cutting Edge: Prefabricated Housing In New Zealand by Pamela  Bell & Mark Southcombe. Balasoglou Books, 2012. ISBN 9780987659514  $30     He Tohu, The New […]

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The Englishman’s House by C. J. Richardson London: Chatto and Windus, 1874 3rd Edition Colour Frontis., B/W illustrations and diagrams, 8pp Prelims, 40pp Publisher’s Catalogue Dated December 1874 Light foxing to endpapers and Publisher’s Catalogue, name and name stamp on frontis. verso, page edges browned, spine darkened, wear to spine ends, corners $85

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The New Practical Builder And Workman’s Companion Containing A Full Display And Elucidation Of The Most Recent And Skilful Methods Pursued By Architects And Artificers In The Various Departments Of Carpentry Joinery Bricklaying Masonry Slating Plumbing Painting Glazing Plastering Including Also New Treatises On Geometry, Theoretical And Practical, Trigonometry, Conic Sections, Perspective, Shadows, And Elevations; A […]

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Art etc

Richard Serra edited by Ernst Gerhard Guse. New York: Rozzoli, 1988. ISBN 847809188 $145 Monet or The Triumph of Impression by David Wildenstein. Koln: Taschen, 2010. ISBN 9783836523219 $45 Matisse Picasso by Elizabeth Cowling et al.. London: Tate Publishing, 2002. ISBN 1854373765  $40 Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944: The Journey to Abstraction by Ulrike Becks-Malorny. Koln: Taschen, 2007. ISBN […]

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Art   A History of Illuminated Manuscripts by Christopher de Hamel, Second Edition. London: Phaidon, 1994. $65 From Van Eyck to Bruegel: Early Netherlandish painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art edited by Marian W. Ainsworth and Keith Christiansen. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998 $45 Exposed: The Victorian Nude edited by Alison […]

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Sonia Delaunay: Fashion and Fabrics by Jacques Damase, Thames and Hudson, 1991 $45   Inventive Paris Clothes 1909-1939: A Photographic Essay by Irving Penn with text by Diana Vreeland, Thames and Hudson, 1977 $60   American Fashion: The Life and Lines of Adrian, Mainbocher, McCardell, Novell, Trigere edited by Sarah Tomerlin Lee, Andre Deutsch, 1975 […]

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    The Art of Building Cities: City Building According to Its Artistic Fundamentals by Camillo Sitte New York: Reinhold, 1945. First US Edition.  xi, 128pp, B/W illus. Name on ffep, a little discolouration to edges of endpapers, light wear to lower edge of boards, DJ discoloured, closed tear across upper front at spine edge, […]

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Gretchen Albrecht by Linda Gill. Random Century, 1991. ISBN 186941134x. Paperback      $30

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